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AP
November 10, 2019 - 10:45 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma said he's had teams play worse in opening games. He's certainly had some play a lot better. Christyn Williams scored 24 points and the fifth-ranked Huskies began their season Sunday with a closer-than-expected 72-61 win over California. Megan Walker...
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AP
November 10, 2019 - 10:24 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold and the New York Jets are feeling a whole lot better about themselves — and their prospects for this season — after a gritty win. Even if it came against the equally lowly Giants. Le'Veon Bell scored a go-ahead 1-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter...
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AP
November 08, 2019 - 9:39 pm
Josh Carlton scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half to help UConn break open what had been a close game and beat Sacred Heart 89-67 on Friday night
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Matt Dwyer
November 08, 2019 - 5:53 pm
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bearcats trailed by a dozen points in the fourth quarter on the road against an overmatched opponent, a predicament that felt rather familiar. The No. 17 Bearcats pulled another one out, rallying for a 46-43 victory at East Carolina. And...
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Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird of USA Basketball Women's National team during introductions for a game at Galen Center on July 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
November 06, 2019 - 5:27 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has announced it will play an exhibition in January against the U.S. women's national team. Coach Geno Auriemma says it's a great opportunity to play against some of the best in the world. The U.S. team is playing various exhibitions against...
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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 29: Megan Walker #3 of the girls east team and Evina Westbrook #22 of the girls west team go for the ball during the 2017 McDonalds's All American Game on March 29, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
AP
November 01, 2019 - 8:41 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has denied a waiver request that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook to play at Connecticut this season. UConn argued that issues at Tennessee, which fired coach Holly Warlick in March, met the NCAA's recently revised standards for a waiver. The...
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AP
October 29, 2019 - 11:29 am
ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) - The UConn basketball player accused of fleeing from a car accident has applied for a probation program that could leave him without a criminal record. Police say freshman guard James Bouknight smelled of alcohol after he crashed a car into a street sign near campus early in...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
October 28, 2019 - 9:52 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Geno Auriemma knows the team he's putting on the floor this season, with no returning All-Americans, isn't the best he's ever had at UConn. But the Hall-of-Fame coach, who is entering his 35th year at the school, says the Huskies still have a goal of winning a 12th national...
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AP
October 27, 2019 - 10:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick was 39 years old when he coached the Cleveland Browns to a win over the New England Patriots in 1991 — his first as an NFL coach. As Belichick trotted toward the center of the field Sunday, his trademark cutoff hooded sweatshirt soaked in rain following the...
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AP
October 27, 2019 - 10:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The only turnover of the day for Daniel Jones and the New York Giants turned out to be costly. Jones' attempted pass toward the sideline ended up going backward, and the Detroit Lions scored a touchdown on that fumble and went on to a 31-26 win over the Giants on Sunday. New York's...
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